69 million page views

Yemeni 5th anti-polio campaign launched.

Reader comment on item: A Conspiracy Theory Spreads Polio

Submitted by Sophie (Canada), Oct 9, 2005 at 13:23

This is from 2005 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) Posted 29-09-2005
The Yemeni 5th anti-polio campaign was kicked off in all governorates. The campaign targets about three million children under five years old, SABA reported. More than 40,000 health workers are participating in the three-day campaign. Polio is highly infectious desease. It invades the nervous system and can cause total paralysis in a matter of hours.

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2024 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)